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Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Takes Her Seat on the Supreme Court of the United States

Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson

Justice Stephen G. Breyer’s retirement from the Supreme Court became effective at 12:00 p.m. on June 30, 2022, ending his distinguished service on the Supreme Court Bench of 28 years. Justice Breyer assumed his seat in 1994.

The Honorable Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the 104th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court shortly after 12:00 p.m. on June 30, 2022, at the Supreme Court of the United States. Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., administered the Constitutional Oath and Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer administered the Judicial Oath in a ceremony in the West Conference Room before a small gathering of Judge Jackson’s family.

The now-traditional investiture ceremony will take place at a later date at a special sitting of the Court. Justice Jackson commenced her work immediately following her swearing-in ceremony.